noun, plural in·sur·gen·cies for 4.
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In the aftermath of an insurgency that briefly occupied the US Capitol, corporate America is flexing its political muscle.American democracy is still under attack—by corporate influence|John Detrixhe|January 15, 2021|Quartz
If you’re dealing with an insurgency or a criminal group, they’ll probably have an ability to tax wherever you are.
Naeem Akhtar, former minister, Jammu and KashmirThe regional police have declared Tral free of militants for the first time since the start of the armed insurgency in Kashmir three decades ago.
Originally it was a low-level insurgency mainly confined to the Sinai Peninsula .ISIS Wannabes Claim They Killed an American in Egypt|Jamie Dettmer|December 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Rather, the revolution was brought there by certain elements of the insurgency.
They were busily implementing these in cases like Roe v. Wade when a right-wing insurgency took them by surprise.
You are not trying to create an insurgency, after all, you are trying to stop one.
But if Kobani falls it could well end up re-igniting the 30-year long Kurdish insurgency inside Turkey.Kobani Still Stands Against ISIS and All Odds. But for How Long?|Jamie Dettmer|October 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In short, insurgency ceased to be a valid plea; if it existed in fact, officially it had become a dead letter.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
The people of Virginia were most anxious to get rid of a band of malefactors guilty of insurgency, conspiracy, and rebellion.Thomas Jefferson|Gilbert Chinard
No insurgency of words arose in denunciation of the wrong done to her nature.Diana of the Crossways, Complete|George Meredith
One could easily imagine it to be a congress of crows exorcised over an insurgency move and demanding the previous question.
Their father had been a stalwart before them in Iowa, where Cummins had created so much commotion with his insurgency.The Conquest|Oscar Micheaux